Archive for April 2015

  • April 29, 2015

    Fixed Cigarette Taxes Leave Smokers Less Wiggle Room

    The way that cigarettes are taxed in different countries can lead to prices that either vary widely from brand to brand, providing opportunities for smokers to switch to cheaper brands in response to boosts in cigarette taxes, or fall within a relatively limited range, leaving fewer money-saving options to turn … Read more »

  • April 6, 2015

    Women Smokers Concerned about Weight Are Less Likely to Try to Quit

    Women who believe smoking helps them manage their weight are less likely to try quitting in response to anti-smoking policies than other female smokers in the U.S. The study, published online in the journal Tobacco Control, is the first to find that smokers who are concerned about their weight are less … Read more »